7 Super Summer Travel Tips & Trips!

Rebecca Isbister #TakeItToTheLake, 2020 Daytrips & Getaways Campaign - It's Time to GO!, Athabasca County, Attractions, Bonnyville, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Cold Lake, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Fishing, Golfing, Highway 28, Highway 55, Iron Horse Trail, It's Time To Go, Lakeland Region, Local Food, MD of Bonnyville, Metis Crossing, Museums, North Saskatchewan River, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Restaurants, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake County, Vermilion, Water Adventures

Check out some of our top #goeastofedmonton Travel Destinations! You are sure to be inspired to #Takeitothelake with these Travel tips and trips. Over the past month, we’ve added some awe-inspiring Northeast Alberta travel stories. It’s Time to Go East of Edmonton! Here’s why… Boatin’, Barbecuin’ and Chillin’ with Ice Cream in Athabasca County A day on the water, surrounded by the natural beauty of Athabasca, is enough to make anyone feel at home. Check out the story here to find out how to get in on a …

Its Epic, Its Unforgettable…Its time to Go to Cold Lake!

Rebecca Isbister #TakeItToTheLake, 2020 Daytrips & Getaways Campaign - It's Time to GO!, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Cold Lake, Drink, Eat & Shop, Fishing, Golfing, Highway 28, Iron Horse Trail, Lakeland Region, Local Food, MD of Bonnyville, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Restaurants, Roadtrips, Shopping, Water Adventures

An urban community in the midst of rural Alberta, Cold Lake is surrounded by the natural beauty of its clear blue waters, to the rugged forest backdrop in close proximity. Get away from it all and back to nature here in Cold Lake, with its small-town feel and city amenities. Read on for our tips on what to see and do in Cold Lake, the ‘hidden gem of Northeast Alberta’. Attractions Embracing its historical past and the future, Cold Lake …

Discover Plamondon’s Memory Lane

Jolene Kisilevich #TakeItToTheLake, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Highway 28, Lac La Biche Region, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures

Local heritage of art, nature, and community offers a soothing escape – Jeremy Derksen for #TakeItToTheLake Here’s your invitation to #TakeItToTheLake! & please share this with friends and family so they too can come visit this summer and/or for you to get out and renew yourself by getting close to the water. If you’ve ever gone back to visit your childhood home after many years away, you know the sensation. Everything is familiar but somehow smaller. In the Plamondon Mini …

Hwy 16 – Where Culture Meets Adventure!

Jolene Kisilevich Attractions, Camping, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Golfing, Highway 16, Lloydminster, Mannville, Minburn County, Museums, Paradise Valley, Roadside Attraction, Sherwood Park, Shopping, Strathcona County, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, Vegreville, Vermilion

To start off, head due east from the center of Edmonton and take the easy jaunt to Sherwood Park in Strathcona County. It’s worth the quick road trip to visit the Strathcona County Museum, packed with exhibits that showcase the history of Strathcona County. This is your chance to experience the rich history of the region. Time for some outdoor fun and adventure! Next door to Edmonton is a cluster of some of the greatest prairie parks and protected spaces …

Hwy 28 – Amazing Culture, Lakes and Trails!

Jolene Kisilevich Bonnyville, Camping, Cold Lake, Comfort Food, Fine Dining, Fishing, Glamping, Glendon, Highway 28, Highway 55, Iron Horse Trail, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Legal, MD of Bonnyville, Museums, North Saskatchewan River, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Redwater, Restaurants, Roadside Attraction, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, St. Paul, St. Paul County, Thorhild County, Vilna, Waskatenau, Water Adventures

Looking for a new adventure? Go straight north of Edmonton on HWY 28, then keep heading a little further on Secondary Highway 803 to the Town of Legal. You won’t be disappointed! Your road trip will start with 38 beautiful murals sprinkled throughout the town of Legal. When you leave Legal, head due east on secondary HWY 651 until you meet up again with HWY 28 at the Town of Redwater: home of the World’s Largest Oil Derrick! Test your …

Hwy 15 & 45 – Scenic Rides, Original Stories and Good Eats!

Jolene Kisilevich Andrew, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Bruderheim, Camping, Comfort Food, Derwent, East of Edmonton, Fort Saskatchewan, Golfing, Highway 15, Highway 45, Lamont, Lamont County, Marwayne, Mundare, Museums, Myrnam, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrips, Two Hills, Two Hills County, Vermilion River County

Highways 15 and 45 offer something for everyone with a wide variety of attractions, activities, events, and entertainment. Young and old, adventurers and history buffs will all find something that suits them on this trip! The City of Fort Saskatchewan is your first stop, just minutes northeast of Edmonton. Easy to access and home to exciting attractions, this is the perfect start to a road trip. The Fort Heritage Precinct is an amazing recreation of an RCMP fort from yesteryear. …

Highway 14 – Arts, Parks, Great Food & Good Spirits!

Jolene Kisilevich Beaver County, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Camping, Edgerton, Fine Dining, Golfing, Highway 14, Holden, Museums, Outdoor Adventures, Restaurants, Roadtrips, Ryley, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Strathcona County, Tofield, Viking, Wainwright

Start your road trip along HWY 14 at the charming Barr Estate Winery. For 20 years, Rick and Amy Barr have worked to bring the best possible fruit wines to the tables of Albertans. Experience the difference that science and passion bring to hand-crafted fruit wine. You can keep sampling the amazing culinary delights of the region at the Footloose Caboose near Tofield. Book your reservation in advance during the months of May to October to enjoy a delightful meal …

Highway 13 Road Trip – Trains Planes and Antique Automobiles!

Jolene Kisilevich Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Camping, Camrose, Camrose County, Daysland, Flagstaff County, Forestburg, Golfing, Hardisty, Highway 13, Killam, Lougheed, Museums, Provost, Restaurants, Roadtrips, Sedgewick, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Train Excursion, Wetaskiwin

If you are starting from Edmonton, Wetaskiwin is just a quick hour south along HWY 2. There is a familiar radio jingle, “Cars cost less in Wetaskiwin!” but it’s the cars from history that are at the first stop on your road trip—the world class Reynolds-Alberta Museum. The Reynold’s Alberta Museum is one of North America’s premier destinations for antique cars and machinery from Alberta’s history. Visit this international award-winning museum and learn how machinery has shaped and changed Alberta …

Must See Attractions on Roadtrips East of Edmonton

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Fancy taking a road trip through time? We put together a list of some of the coolest museums and heritage areas East of Edmonton you can visit if you’re fiending some local knowledge and cool facts. Pack your things, jump in the car and let’s go – east! HWY 13 Wetaskiwin – If you consider yourself to be a bit of a motor head, or just want to learn about the world of machines, head to the Reynolds-Alberta Museum. This …

Take the Kids!

Jolene Kisilevich Attractions, Golfing, Museums, Outdoor Adventures, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

We’re rapidly coming up on back to school time but there’s just enough time to squeeze every drop of summer out of August! Read on to discover some of the many fantastic things we have in our east of Edmonton region for the kids to love Make a Splash at the Waterpark! We’ve got some amazing splash parks in many communities in our region, including right here in the home town of the Go East of Edmonton travel guide – …